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weapon in virginia. john hopkins officials say their emergency plan worked well and they promised a security review but say searching every visitor that comes into the doctor is ununreasonable. >> it's difficult to secure any enterprise with all of those door ways and that manner. >> reporter: that doctor is in stable condition. he is expected to recover, we are also told that the investigation is going to be ongoing for a little while here. meanwhile things are returning to normal at john hopkins where we are live. derek valcourt. >>> our live continuing coverage continues with kai jackson who has reaction from bistandards. >> reporter: john hopkins is experienced in managing crisis, generally however those problems don't start within the walls of hopkins. chaos and confusion on the sprawling john hopkins campus in east baltimore. a shooting thursday morning at the prestigious medical institution disrupted operations. >> i work at the hospital, we got a message around 11:00 that we had to go in our officer, shut and lock the door, stay away from windows. >> actually i was about
virginia are now in maryland. a carroll county horse rescue is hoping to get the animals one day adopted. we have more. >> reporter: constant nourishment is what is keeping this horse alive. >> we are starting them out like infant babies. they are literally every hour getting handfuls of something. >> reporter: this one and five others are being rehabilitated at the day's inn horse farm rescue. they were saved from a west virginia farm, emaceuated and dehydrated. >> they had three months of no food or good water conditions. >> reporter: the west virginia farm was also a rescue facility, so workers worry about the horses physical well being as well as emotional. >> they probably saw a little hope that they started to feel physically better and getting the attention they needed and then to go right back into a state if not worse than they arrived. >> reporter: 95% of horses here make a full recovery. in may they saved 26 very malnourished horses from garrett county, including raspberry who was skin and bones. take a look at her now. less than four months later she is healthy and on a he
beaten to death allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend. the university of virginia devotes an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. mary bubala has more. >> reporter: love grew up in cocky sville and was getting ready to graduate. yardly's murder impacted the campus so deeply that today students and staff gathered for a movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig little page was here, coach london was here. many of the student athletes if they're class schedule allowed will also be here. >> reporter: today was a student initiative to train students and faculty to better see signs of abuse. friends of yardley love were arguing and had several intense fights. in august uva announced all students must report prior arrests. >>> there's been a halt to the criminal proceedings against the man who is accused of inprisoning dugard for 18 years. garrido is charged with the disappearance and rape of dugard. prosecutors say they believe garrido is confident but will defer to the
. it happened right across the maryland line in charlestown west virginia. dozens jumped in to try to save the horses. >> reporter: trying to get back to normal isn't easy especially for horses that survived the fire. but there, the lucky ones. the horses people manage to set free. cell phone video shows the danger. >> we have to get out, we have to get out. the roof is on fire. >> everybody out. >> reporter: the three alarm blaze just before dawn destroyed a large barn just before the border of west virginia. 37 thoroughbred horses were killed. putting the fire out was the easy part. >> the real challenge comes with dealing with the people that were here and the dead horses and also recovering the horses who were alive and being able to get them back. >> reporter: owners and trainers who usually compete against each other are helping each other out. >> it's a terrible disaster. terrible, i've never seen anything like that and i don't want to see it again either. >> reporter: with help from the casino, they've been able to find another stable for the horses. preliminary investigation has n
into virginias and carolinas. it is heading due north and will be heavy at times and during the day tomorrow we do have flash flood watches in effect and coastal -- the entire region all day tomorrow into the evening hours, too. also a high wind watch for the eastern shore and the beach areas as well. bernadette woods joins me now from the out back with a close look at the storm and what we can expect rain wise. >> reporter: declassified from an extra tropical storm, however, it is still spinning out there and throwing a lot of moisture our way. and the overall pattern is already directing moisture our way. the thing is along this path you can see with the arrows what's going up and down the highway to draw all the moisture northward. so over this region you see it's heaviest up to 6 seasons. it's something we are concerned about. we will keep you updated. right now back inside. >>> first warning coverage continues now. kei jackson explains what's being done around the region to prepare for all this rain. >> reporter: is notorious for flooding. the city is bracing for bad weather and citizens c
weapon in virginia but he had no criminal record. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he always had that gun. >> reporter: police commissioner praised the way it was handled. hopkins never closed during the tragedy. >> what helped me more was the feed back i got from my family and friends. seeing snipers and everything i was like wow, this is really intense. >> reporter: the commissioner says the gun was so small it could fit in the palm of your hand. at john hopkins hospital, mike hellgren. >>> and right now dr. cohen who is father of two is still under treatment but he is expected to survive. we invite you to stay with wjz for complete coverage of the john hopkins hospital shooting. for updates go to wjz.com. >>> violence on the bus. knives are pulled as a fight breaking out on an mta bus. it happened with plenty of passengers on board as the evening commute began. wjz is right here live at the mondamo stop. >> reporter: it was all a fight over a seat. that knife fight went from the middle of bus to the front to the pavement endang
an imagine from his memorial in a campaign ad. the imagine shows senate nominee and west virginia governor george mansion sitting next to president obama at the service. it is part of an attack ad on mansion by republican candidate race. senator byrd's family says the ad was senseless. >>> lawyers for steven slater say he resigned from the airline and wasn't fired. slater has been charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and trespassing. >>> an 11-year-old boy in australia is attacked by a seal that he was feeding at the zoo. moments before the boy's sister took a picture. the boy said he couldn't feel anything happening. he didn't even realize how serious the situation was until his sister started crying. the zoo says that the seal has never displayed any aggressive behavior and jack has a little bit of an idea of why it may have happened. >> the seal sneezed on me, and it had fish guts all over me. and i think it smelled the fish and wanted to eat me. >> jack suffered injuries to his back and stomach, but he calls it quote just an accident. his step mom and dad say they are
in virginia called the potomic trecon. that led to a loss of local air traffic controllers in baltimore outraging their union. >> the faa their favorite line used to be safety is never compromised. but very soon, i think all they'll be able to say is, at least we saved a buck. >> reporter: a near miss involving a 737 and private jet in march is currently under investigation by the ntsb. some air traffic controller who fear losing their jobs for speaking out claim the new regional centers are being mismanaged. >> my whole concern is this thing is the titanic. it's my fear that they're not going to recognize it sinking until two airplanes make contact and i think it's inevitable. >> reporter: the new faa policy allows air traffic controllers to self-report their problems without fear of retaliation. adam may, wjz news. >>> now the faa denied wjz's request for an interview but they told the washington post, plane crash deaths are at an all time low. >>> new at 11:00, baltimore's fire and police union rally to show their allegiance is with the citizens they serve and not with the county. th
taught at community colleges for the past 17 years and currently teaches english at northern virginia community college. >> i always say you are my heroes because what you're doing is so hard and you're persevering. >> reporter: dr. biden toured several facilities on campus. >> oh, it is truly thrilling. i hope it is for the students that won't actually get to see her but know we were chosen for the quality of the programs we have here. >> reporter: also today the white house announced dr. biden will serve as chair woman of the first ever white house summit on community colleges all in an effort to further develop america's work force. will bring students and state leaders together. they will discuss ways to -- >>> and community colleges enroll more than 8 million students every year. it was a light hearted contest tonight for children at a baltimore city synagogue. the first annual chauffeur bowling contest was a big hit at the hebrew. the chauffeur is a horn used in jewish rituals. as they preponderance for -- prepare for the holiest day of the jewish religion. >> reporter: it's har
of showers to our north in of course portions of virginia. it's going to head back to the north as a warm front during the day late thursday into friday. that's why we get back into the low 90s. it will be dropping. big temp around 74. so tonight, showers have ended. just call it partly cloudy. tomorrow back up close to 90. the next 5 days it will get hot again on friday. 92 and then cooling a little bit. low 70s, low to mid-70s, chance of rain coming in friday and again on monday. we need it denise. >>> check in with don scott and burn bernadette woods starting at 4:55 a.m. >>> back to work for the ravens after a tough logs. mark was at their practice today and has the latest coming up. olololololold gibbs canning. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
made on her behalf. however the u.s. supreme court in virginia governor bob mcdonnell refused to stop her execution. the two men accused of pulling the trigger were sentenced to life in prison. >>> and man was hiding in a dumpster when a garbage truck made the pick up. >> he had been compacted several times. he was just begging us to empty the truck. >> reporter: police say he tried to flee after stealing $1,000 of merchandise from wal- mart. >>> and jessica cartalia reports, it's an effort to protect students from concussions, by educating parents and staff. >> reporter: urging congress to considering a bill establishing standards for student athletes who get concussions. >> i jumped up, had an apoaching corner kick. i don't remember everything that followed. >> reporter: during a soccer game, chang suffered a debilitating concussion. >> headaches lingered and i began to forget things. >> kids can get concussions and you don't necessarily have to be hit in the head to get a concussion. >> reporter: dr. dennis crochfield is an expert in concussions. >> any time you hit the floor even
is sticky, h. let's find out why our guy in the pool was targeted. i said after virginia tech we should be allowed to carry guns. let's not overreact; the police are handling this. lieutenant, i didn't want to scare the others, but, uh... i think melissa walls killed janice potter and dr. brusatti. caine: dr. madsen, why do you think she did it? about a week ago, janice came to my office and accused melissa of scientific misconduct. misconduct? she caught melissa doctoring the results of her study. (electrical zapping) (grunting) (subject panting and grunting) (panting) increase the voltage. i want to stop. the experiment requires you to continue. you know you want to do this. come on, let's go. (electrical zapping) (grunting) it's hurting him. and you're hurting my thesis. ugh, i can't do this anymore. (electrical zapping) (grunting) (grunting continues) see, i reviewed melissa's findings. she did doctor her studies. she manipulated the data to fit her theory. so we had no choice but to kick her out of the program. melissa: i have her to thank for my success. i'm moving on to a better
with horses. this all happened near the hollywood casino in charlestown west virginia. kelly mcpherson has the dramatic video captured on one man's cell phone. >> reporter: the majority of these horses are owned by people who live in the area and rely on these animals for their livelihood. they are devastated by the financial and financial loss of 27 horses dying within minutes. >> the barn is burning down as we speak. >> reporter: cell phone video shot by a casino visitor shows barns engulfed in flames. inside are horses that run at charlestown. firefighters could not stop the fire that killed 27 horses. this is what's left behind. >> all kinds of horse pieces in there. >> reporter: the horse racing community showed up before dawn to save more than 30 thoroughbreds from the flames. >> they were both laying right there, we found them. they were both laying there already deceased. >> reporter: the fire is still smoldering inside, now more than 12 hours after it started. and horse owners are coming to terms with the fact that they have lost thousands and thousands of dollars in equipment and
line right along the delaware beach and right on down the jersey shore and down toward virginia. it's going to be making that really, its presence felt all the way up and down the eastern sea bourg. and it'll start to push water in to pulling it out. we've already started to see that shift, that's going to be happening early in the morning. back inside to you. >> thank you, tim. with the storm so close to the coast it is creating issues in baltimore city. everybody is getting ready and seeing what happens. >>> we're just hours away from hurricane earl passing off the coast of maryland. city leaders say they are prepared for this storm. >> there's a major hurricane and we need to be prepared. >> reporter: friday afternoon the beach patrol ordered all swimmers out of the water. in extra precaution after last weekend when currents from passing hurricane danielle left one dead and many in need of rescue. >> we have the waves breaking off of shallow water as the waves have been building, it became more dangerous to have people knee deep in the water. >> reporter: business like this hote
virginia coal mine explosion. handwritten logs now show the upper big branch mine had dangerous coatings of coal dust the day it exploded. miners report that various areas were in need of dusting. but massey energy tells a different story. they say the mine appeared well dusted before the blast. >>> at the top of the list deciding whether to extend those tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year. the debate heated up this sunday sunday. >> reporter: call it a welcome back message as congress prepares to return if summer break. they are demanding less spending while the white house pushes a tax policy that would add more than 3 trillion. >> we cannot afford to raise taxes on the middle class. >> reporter: the president and democrats want to extend the tax cut. but just to individuals with income of less than $200,000 or joint filers earning less than $150,000. want to include those who make even more but that would raise the debt even higher. >> house republican john baner appeared to make a concession. >> if the only choice i have is to vote for those 250 and below of course i'm goin
-0 at halftime. their highest score in 35 years. maryland and west virginia next week. in an an appear applies -- an -- annapolis -- next week navy at louisiana tech. later in the middle of the field the line judge accidently gets head butt and drops like he's been hit with a hammer. later, though, he's up and adam. 47-42 in 5 overtime. ravens the 2 point underdog in the game to be shown right here starting at 6:30. orioles tonight, makes contact. 5 runs in the inning. 2 on that one swing of the bat. 2-1 triple. jeremy gun three, tonight's winner. semifinal match, novak of serbia serbia. against nadal tomorrow. in the women's finals it was kim -- defeating zeroa. >>> hopkins loses in football and it's denny hamlin winning on the nascar scene tonight. that referee, that lineman, he's okay, though. >>> sam, thanks, still to come on eyewitness news at 11:00, down and dirty get any phone free only at verizon when you buy the hot new samsung fascinate with its super amoled screen. get a free samsung intensity, a free blackberry bold or any other phone in our lineup. don't miss out. offer ends soon.
are against the epa stepping in just yet, the agency says states like virginia and pennsylvania aren't doing enough to make an impact. while the epa has approved maryland's clean up effort, the chest peek won't survive without the help of all bordering states. >> this point in time must be seized, the federal government and the state's must reduce pollution to turn the bay around. >> i'm gigi barnett, wjz eyewitness news. >>> now the bay states have until november 9th to beef up their clean up plans. >>> it started off a little gloomy today, a little wet out there but it wasn't a total wash up. taking a live look outside there tonight. let's go to bob turk, he is live with the updating -- >> take a look at radar. we have light rain this morning and this evening. there's some heavier batches moving in from the south and the east. around denton and st. michael, heavy showers and thunder down there as well. also north of charlotte and prince fredrick. northern sections good shower activity there. around waldorf all that's moving off to the north and north, northwest actually. heading right to t
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